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Climate change 'worsening the impact of hurricanes' Climate change 'worsening the impact of hurricanes'
- September 10, 2017

Whenever I write a piece on global warming, someone will email to call me a "lie-bra-tard", or something similar, and tell me I should be in jail. What is clear, however, is that greater warmth means more moisture in the air which means stronger precipitation. While the institute has yet to finish a study on either Hurricanes Harvey or Irma, Maclean's spoke with Friederike Otto, deputy director of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, about whether ... (more...)
Trump's Mar-a-Lago, Other Properties, Brace for Irma Trump's Mar-a-Lago, Other Properties, Brace for Irma
- September 10, 2017

While many Atlantic hurricanes cross Florida the short way-from east to west-Irma is forecasted to pummel along its eastern coast from south to north. The link between climate change and this year's catastrophic hurricane activity is uncertain , but scientists say the rising temperature of ocean water makes storms stronger. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Is Set to Hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago Resort Hurricane Irma Is Set to Hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago Resort
- September 10, 2017

Please relocate west of US-1 until this storm passes if you do not plan to depart the county/state. The president's other Florida properties - including the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach and the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter - have also been evacuated ahead of the monster storm. (more...)
Mexico Continues Recovery in Areas Affected by Quake Mexico Continues Recovery in Areas Affected by Quake
- September 10, 2017

The epicentre was roughly 87 km off the southern coast of Mexico, where an enormous slab of rock, known as the Cocos tectonic plate, is driving towards the coast at a rate of 75mm per year. At least two people were killed in a mudslide in the wake of the hurricane, Veracruz Governor Miguel Angel Yunes said. Recovery efforts led to a new death toll of 64 victims. (more...)
Trump Cabinet prepares for Hurricane Irma landfall Trump Cabinet prepares for Hurricane Irma landfall
- September 10, 2017

President Donald Trump is scheduled to discuss the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma during his fourth full Cabinet meeting this weekend at Camp David, the White House said Friday. Three Texas churches that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey filed a lawsuit this past week arguing that the policy violates their constitutional right to freely exercise their religion. (more...)
Facebook says it's 'unable' to reveal the ads linked to Russian Federation Facebook says it's 'unable' to reveal the ads linked to Russian Federation
- September 10, 2017

According to Reuters , Facebook gave its findings to U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the government's probe into Russian interference with last year's election. The ad purchases and accounts are affiliated with a Russian " troll farm ", dubbed the Internet Research Agency, which spreads pro-Russian propaganda and false information across the World Wide Web. (more...)
Father kills himself after son's accidental shooting Father kills himself after son's accidental shooting
- September 10, 2017

When officers entered the home they were confronted with Kyree's father Keon holding a gun to his own head and threatening to pull the trigger. Police pleaded with Keon, 38, to drop the weapon but he would not. "We have victim advocates assigned to the case to assist the family during this hard time", police chief Skip Holbrock said. "They will participate in a debriefing to discuss the incident and receive further support as needed". (more...)
BC Liberals remove MLA Darryl Plecas from the party BC Liberals remove MLA Darryl Plecas from the party
- September 10, 2017

Coleman said Plecas technically remains a member of the Liberal party for now, but he will not be attending caucus meetings. "Yesterday in Victoria, that trust was broken when the MLA for Abbotsford South accepted the opportunity to serve as Speaker of the House, despite repeated promises and assurances that he would not do so". (more...)
Northland Weather Could Be Impacted By Hurricane Irma Northland Weather Could Be Impacted By Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

As a security guard at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Mikus needs to stay and help. "They understand what's going on, " she said. "We begin to contact individuals to deploy to the disaster, we begin to look at our warehouse to see what is available", she said. (more...)
Omaha tracking Irma with balloons Omaha tracking Irma with balloons
- September 10, 2017

High-resolution images from satellites and the dramatic "hurricane hunter" flights into the category 5 storm get all the glory. Since Monday, September 4, 2017, the National Weather Service in Lincoln has been conducting special weather balloon launches. (more...)
Egypt announces discovery of 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor Egypt announces discovery of 3500-year-old tomb in Luxor
- September 10, 2017

Mustafa Waziri and a number of local and foreign media, as well as the Cypriot ambassador to Egypt and several MPs. In addition, the tomb was found pottery, mummies and coffins that belonged to the Egyptians, who lived during the reign of the 21st and 22 dynasties. (more...)
People open their doors to Hurricane Irma evacuees People open their doors to Hurricane Irma evacuees
- September 10, 2017

Lane reversals are not planned at this time but that could change as evacuations take place, he said. The governor did not rule out more evacuations . Baker, Ben Hill, Calhoun, Clay, Decatur, Early, Gadsden, Irwin, Lee, Liberty, Miller, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Terrell and Turner Counties in North Florida and South Georgia. (more...)
US Pulls Surveillance of ISIS Convoy After Russian Request US Pulls Surveillance of ISIS Convoy After Russian Request
- September 10, 2017

Gen. Stephen Townsend. Coalition drones had been circling the stranded 11-vehicle convoy for days and periodically picking off IS fighters if they strayed too far from the vehicles. "The coalition targeted and struck al-Shami as he rode a motorcycle near Mayadin, Syria". ISIS fighters and their family members have been stranded on eleven buses in the desert for more than a week. (more...)
Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test
- September 10, 2017

The ministry also expressed its "absolute rejection" of North Korea's nuclear test, saying it violates global law and poses a serious threat to Asia and the whole world. It was the sixth nuclear test in the country. Mexico's Secretariat of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday strongly condemned North Korea's sixth nuclear test and said that the country was "analyzing possible bilateral diplomatic measures" in response. (more...)
Korean ambassador in protest against missile launches, nuke test Korean ambassador in protest against missile launches, nuke test
- September 10, 2017

Mexico and North Korea had a serious diplomatic falling-out in 2014, after the DPRK-owned ship the Mu Du Bong ran aground on a reef near the Mexican port of Tuxpan in July that year. A single veto from the five permanent member states can derail the resolution. Mexico has traditionally sought to steer clear of diplomatic quarrels, but in the past few months it has adopted robust language to condemn the governments of Venezuela and North Korea as they descended into increasing global isolation. (more...)
CBI conducts raids at former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan's Chennai residence CBI conducts raids at former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan's Chennai residence
- September 10, 2017

According to the FIR registered by the CBI, the preliminary probe by the agency found "criminal conspiracy between Jayanthi Natarajan" and the beneficiary party. She alleged that she had given clearance for industrial projects on "specific requests" from party vice-president Rahul Gandhi. The veteran leader quit the Congress part in January 2015, and went on to publicly hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who she accused of "interfering with decision making" during her tenure as ... (more...)
European Union 'worries' that United Kingdom wants to use Ireland as customs 'test case' European Union 'worries' that United Kingdom wants to use Ireland as customs 'test case'
- September 10, 2017

The future of the border is critical as once Britain leaves the European Union (EU) it will be the only land border between the United Kingdom and the bloc. The UK has argued that especially the Ireland question can not be disentangled from other issues, such as customs and future trade deals, and therefore these negotiations should run in parallel. (more...)
Wayzata Police Officer Dies After Being Struck On Highway Wayzata Police Officer Dies After Being Struck On Highway
- September 10, 2017

He was taken to North Memorial Medical Center, but was pronounced dead soon after arriving. The driver was identified late Friday afternoon as 54-year-old Beth Freeman, from Mound. "Today, for us, is about family, it's about Bill's family, it's about our Wayzata Police Department family and it's about our community", Risvold said. (more...)
Hurricane Irma forces millions to evacuate Hurricane Irma forces millions to evacuate
- September 10, 2017

Authorities were expecting both the wind and rain to pick up as the risky Category Four storm churns past the center of the island overnight Friday into Saturday, with Camaguey and Villa Clara provinces the most exposed. About 6.3 million Florida residents have been urged to evacuate. However, if the devastation seen elsewhere in the Caribbean is anything to go by, many Cubans fear the worst, the BBC's Will Grant in Havana reports . (more...)
Air Force pilot from Annapolis killed in Nevada crash Air Force pilot from Annapolis killed in Nevada crash
- September 10, 2017

Christina Sukach, a Nellis spokeswoman. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers fly a bilateral mission with two Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15s in the vicinity of the East China Sea, Sept. They were later released with survivable injuries, spokeswoman Lt. Marie Ortiz later said. The cause is still under investigation. In an article on the website of The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, Schultz was identified as a 1991 graduate of Annapolis High School and a former ... (more...)

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